What You Need to Know: Orthopedic Reasoning/Pathology/Rehab- Module 1: Cervical Spine

Product #
1165PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
8
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course utilizes the text: Orthopedic Clinical Advisor by Derrick Sueki, PT, DPT, GCPT, OCS and Jacklyn Brechter, PhD, PT.  This course will help you access the information you need to confidently handle multiple orthopedic conditions.  Essential clinical reference information provides up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic information on common conditions in a bulleted, quick-reference format ideal for both students and practitioners. Content is written entirely by orthopedic therapists and is logically organized to promote accurate, efficient differential diagnosis and intervention. 

Module 1: Cervical Spine covers:

  • Chapter 2b: Orthopedic Reasoning- Upper Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 3b: Orthopedic Reasoning- Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 1c: Orthopedic Pathology- Upper Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 2c: Orthopedic Pathology- Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 1d: Rehab & Common Questions- Cervical Spine 

Diagnoses covered are:

  • Alar and Transverse Ligament Injury
  • Headaches
  • Odontoid Fractures
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Cervical Disc Pathology
  • Cervical Facet Syndrome
  • Cervical Muscle Strain
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Degenerative Joint Disease (Cervical)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Cervical)
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
  • Whiplash 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the prevalence of neck pain
  2. Identify structures that can refer symptoms into the upper cervical spine
  3. Recognize what role the patient's past medical history may play in the differential diagnosis of pathology
  4. Recognize red flags accompanying cervical pathology that warrant referral to a medical physician
  5. Differentiate between cervical pathology mechanisms of injury and the influence it has on the clinical decision-making process
  6. Identify the myotomal distribution of the upper extremity peripheral nerves
  7. Recognize what influence the depth of symptoms has on the cervical pathology clinical decision-making process
  8. Identify biomechanical abnormalities that can affect cervical pathology
  9. Differentiate between the signs/symptoms of common types of headaches
  10. Recognize the demographics of Trigeminal Neuralgia
  11. Differentiate between the groups of HNP classes
  12. Recognize the "easing activities" for Cervical Facet Dysfunction
  13. Identify possible differential diagnoses for Cervical Myelopathy
  14. Differentiate between important objectives tests in diagnosing Degenerative Joint Disease (Cervical)
  15. Recognize the common signs/symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Cervical)
  16. Recognize the common signs/symptoms of Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
  17. Identify physical examination signs of Whiplash
  18. Recognize which interventions have been proven most successful in treating patients with cervical pain
  19. Identify cervical motion restrictions and their appropriate mobilizations
  20. Identify which intervention, depending upon phase, is most appropriate for a patient with cervical pain 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test 

ATC State Approvals

Alabama
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Alaska
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Arizona
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Arkansas
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California
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Colorado
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Connecticut
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Delaware
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
District of Columbia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Georgia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Hawaii
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Idaho
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Illinois
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Indiana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Iowa
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Kansas
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Kentucky
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Louisiana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Maine
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Maryland
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Massachusetts
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Michigan
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Minnesota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Mississippi
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Missouri
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Montana
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Nebraska
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Nevada
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Hampshire
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Jersey
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New Mexico
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
New York
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
North Carolina
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
North Dakota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Ohio
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Oklahoma
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Oregon
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Pennsylvania
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Rhode Island
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
South Carolina
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
South Dakota
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Tennessee
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Texas
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Utah
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Vermont
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Virginia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Washington
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
West Virginia
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Wisconsin
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Wyoming
BOC Category D Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers

OT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Alaska
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Arizona
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Arkansas
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California
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Colorado
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Connecticut
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Delaware
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District of Columbia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
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Hawaii
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Idaho
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Illinois
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Indiana
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Iowa
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Kansas
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Kentucky
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Louisiana
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Maine
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Maryland
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Massachusetts
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Michigan
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Minnesota
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Mississippi
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Missouri
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Montana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nebraska
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nevada
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New Hampshire
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New Jersey
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New Mexico
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New York
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North Carolina
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North Dakota
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Ohio
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Oklahoma
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Oregon
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Pennsylvania
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Rhode Island
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South Carolina
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South Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Texas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Utah
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Vermont
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Virginia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Washington
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West Virginia
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Wisconsin
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Wyoming
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PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
Kentucky-KPTA Approved Provider - #CS75-2011-KPTA (Expires 11-2-21) Category 1
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
Maryland PT Board Approved- Expires 7-19-22
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved- Expires 4-4-21
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
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Oklahoma
Oklahoma Medical Board Approved- Expires 12-31-21 - #202111840
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (8GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2201036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved